Detailed trail cards are available by click the links below or for a complete starter kit of Cayuga County trails contact us here.
Converted from an old railroad bed, this is a 1.6 mile trail through scenic woods, wetlands, and farmland.
This park features glacially formed bluffs with scenic vistas of the Great Lake Ontario.
Cayuga Lake is the highlight of this ride with historic markers posted along the route that help tell the story of the area from the Cayuga Nation villages to the 1779 Sullivan Expedition.
With Emerson Park at the north and Fillmore Glen State Park at the south end of the route, this ride around Owasco Lake is one of the easiest and picturesque around a Finger Lake.
Filmore Glen State Park
1686 St. Rte. 38
Moravia, NY 13118
Named for U.S. President Millard Fillmore, Fillmore Glen State Park is located adjacent to Moravia, in Cayuga County. A replica of the log cabin in which President Fillmore was born is located within the park.
Fillmore Glen State Park, an oasis of cool, dense woods crowding into a long narrow gorge offers spectacular views, unique geological formations, including five waterfalls, and a botanically rich glen. The park has 70 campsites, a stream-fed swimming pool and fishing in the Owasco Lake inlet. There are several little shops and eateries nestled throughout the Village of Moravia to enjoy. In the winter, hiking, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are permitted on unplowed roads. The gorge trails are closed in winter. Deer hunting is permitted in season.
Picture Skaneateles, and more from Warren at Picassa
The Charlie Major Nature Trail has had many improvements just this year. There is a playground and a picnic area that has been add to the Mottville end of the trail.
The Centers for Nature Education, Inc. was originally formed as Onondaga Nature Centers in 1966.
Onondaga Nature Centers was instrumental in developing the Beaver Lake Nature Center, which is now an Onondaga County Park, and the Cayuga Nature Center in Ithaca, which was turned over to another private organization in 1982.
Our name was changed to Centers for Nature Education after we turned the Beaver Lake Nature Center over to Onondaga County for management.
Centers for Nature Education, Inc.
PO Box 133
4007 Bishop Hill Road
Marcellus, NY 13108
Call us! (315) 673-1350
firstname.lastname@example.org Please put “Baltimore Woods” in the subject line: Patty Weisse
Cayuga Nature Center
adventures with nature
Cayuga Nature Center
1420 Taughannock Blvd. (Rt. 89)
Visitors to Cayuga Nature Center can explore the wonders of the natural world first hand. The CNC houses over 40 live Animals in both indoor and outdoor exhibits. (more…)